How to mark the email as spam in Gmail

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Gmail is one of the most popular email services in the world. But, it can be hard to sort through email and get to the important messages when there’s so much clutter. Luckily, Gmail has a spam filter that will do some of the work for you. Regardless of your email provider, there are some steps you can take to help train your email service to send fewer messages to your spam folder.

Marking suspicious emails as spam will help built-in algorithms to filter and identify more spam based on information. So the next time if you receive any suspicious mail that was landed in your inbox, mark it as spam before deleting it.

How to mark the email as spam in Gmail

Gmail is the most popular email service by Google. Gmail automatically identifies spam and other suspicious emails and sends them to Spam.

image by Vinron | How to mark the email as spam in Gmail
  • Open Gmail and select the mail you want to mark as spam.
  • Once you selected, Open the email and click on the three-dot menu on the top
  • Now select the option “Mark as spam”.
  • To view spam emails, click on the menu on the top right corner
  • Click on spam, now you will see all the spam emails
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  • To mark it as not spam, you can click on the mail and then click on the three-dot menu on top and click on the option ” report, not spam”. This way you can unspam trusted emails.
How to unmark spam
  • You can also delete spam emails, to delete go to the spam folder and now you will able to see the “Empty spam now” option on top. You can click on that button to bulk delete spam messages on your Gmail app.

This is how you can mark spam or not spam on your Gmail app. This will help in reducing the spam emails you receive. You can also follow the same process for all popular mail services like Yahoo, Microsoft Outlook, Apple Mail, and more.

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